Posts by: Connie Haworth

May 23, 2017

Resident Lila Howard Honored with 60 over 60 Award

Resident Lila Howard was honored at a banquet on May 20th after receiving a “60 over 60” award sponsored by Duncaster. Mrs. Howard was nominated for the award by Regional Dining Services Director, Jim Bain. Mrs. Howard has led an inspiring life. She was the first female director of Flightways flight school on Long Island and […]

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March 21, 2017

Community Life Director Amanda Aaron, Featured Speaker at Event

Community Life Director Amanda Aaron was a featured speaker at an event sponsored by the Connecticut Assisted Living Association and the Institute for Senior Living Education. The conference was an educational opportunity for senior care providers to learn more about the challenges and triumphs of creating a culture of acceptance. Topics included: • Enhanced awareness […]

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March 21, 2017

Don’t Lose Your Place!

Members of the Book Club at The Watermark at East Hill recently made book marks to help them keep their place as they read the newest selection. There is nothing worse than losing your place when you are reading a really good book!

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March 21, 2017

Resident Ginny Middleton Shares Cuba Travel

Resident Ginny Middleton took time out of her busy life at The Watermark at East Hill to share with her friends about the time she spent in Cuba. Her slide show was fascinating and the group was filled with questions.

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March 21, 2017

Ashurst Irish Dancers Enthrall Residents

Ashurst Irish Dancers delighted residents at The Watermark at East Hill during a recent performance at the community. The dancers got everyone in the mood to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

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February 16, 2017

Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal Ceremony

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Residents and Associates at The Watermark at East Hill were invited to take part in a Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony.  The ceremony was officiated by Connie Haworth, Executive Director. Couples walked down the aisle, each bride with a beautiful bouquet. After the vows, each couple cut their own wedding cake and […]

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February 15, 2017

Tribury Rotary Honors Watermark Residents on Valentine’s Day

Tribury Rotary chose The Watermark at East Hill as the location for this month’s “Random Act of Kindness.”  Each month, the group chooses a different recipient. On Valentine’s Day, President Andrew Chapin and President-Elect Connie Haworth passed out chocolate roses to residents of The Springs and Independent Living. In January, Tribury Rotary presented a check […]

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February 9, 2017

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (2/13 – 2/19)

Life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. Heritage Village Lunch Club members get $5 off lunch Monday […]

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February 2, 2017

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (2/7 – 2/12)

Life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. Heritage Village Lunch Club members get $5 off lunch Monday […]

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January 30, 2017

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (1/29 – 2/4)

Life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. Heritage Village Lunch Club members get $5 off lunch Monday […]

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January 30, 2017

Crafty Weekend in The Inn

Residents in The Inn had a wonderful time making Valentine’s crafts over the weekend. Looks like things might have been a little wild over there when door wreaths end up as hats, but that’s the kind of whacky fun we have here at The Watermark!

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January 6, 2017

East Hill Resident Featured in Annual Watermark Calendar

Resident Audrey Namowitz might be called “Miss January 2017.”  Her artwork is the first one featured in the 2017 annual Watermark Expressions calendar.  Namowitz was thrilled with the news that she had won, although this is not the first time her work has been featured in a Watermark calendar. News of the feature was also […]

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December 8, 2016

Holiday Spirit at The Villa

Villa residents spent a spirit-filled afternoon writing out holiday cards this week.  The event sparked some nostalgia on the part of residents as they shared about holidays of the past!

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November 21, 2016

“Thank you to all of you!”

Springs’ resident H.A. stated “Everyone has been so warm and kind to me here, even from the moment I walked in I felt very comfortable here. Thank you to all of you.” The Springs at The Watermark at East Hill provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation services.

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November 21, 2016

“They do not disappoint!”

Springs’ resident S.M. left us a note recently. She said, “I’ve been here twice and it gets better every time. They do not disappoint.” The Springs at The Watermark at East Hill provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation services.

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November 21, 2016

“I want to compliment the care.”

Recent Springs’ resident E.R. stated, “I want to compliment the care I received. I appreciate it.” The Springs at The Watermark at East Hill provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation services.

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November 21, 2016

Villa Residents Enjoy Concert on The Green

Villa Residents said “goodbye” to summer when they attended a concert on The Green in Southbury in September. Residents enjoyed music, dancing, and visiting with other concert-goers. We are always up to something fun at East Hill!

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November 21, 2016

Residents Enjoy Festival of Trees

Residents from The Watermark at East Hill enjoyed visiting the Festival of Trees in Danbury. This is the 14th year for the event, which benefits Ann’s Place, providing services for those who have cancer and their loved ones. You can learn more about the Festival of Trees and Ann’s Place here.

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November 11, 2016

Kindness and Professionalism

“Watermark is to be commended as you have an extremely well-run facility. You have warm, friendly, and efficient staff from the top to the bottom. [My husband] has been served with kindness and professionalism and we just wanted you to know we are most grateful and impressed.” -ESM

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November 11, 2016

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (11/14 – 11/20)

Join us for lunch this week! As days get shorter, it is time to give yourself a break and let us serve you for lunch! Fish, veal, corned beef and more adorn this week’s menu. The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? […]

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November 11, 2016

Tribury Rotary Welcomes Southbury Fire Marshal

The Tribury Rotary Club welcomed Southbury Fire Marhal Barry Rickert as our esteemed guest this week. Rickert spoke about fire safety and the inspection process for commercial buildings. Tribury Rotary meets at The Watermark at East Hill every Thursday. The next meeting is Thursday, November 17th at 4:30pm

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November 11, 2016

Veterans Share Wisdom

Watermark Retirement Communities was featured in McKnight’s Senior Living on November 11th, 2016 for a program where residents can share their life lessons with others. This article focused specifically on wisdom shared by veterans who reside in the 39 communities across the United States. McKnight’s Senior Living is a national publication focused on the senior housing industry. […]

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November 1, 2016

The Watermark at East Hill Executive Director Named Tribury Rotary President-Elect

Executive Director Connie Haworth has been named President-Elect for the Tribury Rotary. Haworth will serve as President of the club in 2017-2018. Rotary International is an international service organization whose purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill […]

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October 31, 2016

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (10/31 – 11/6)

Fall is here and life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! Our menu this week features warm, filling soups and hearty main dishes. The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a […]

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October 31, 2016

Happy 105th Birthday, Mrs. Littman!

Independent Living resident Ruth Littman celebrated her 105th birthday today in style. Mrs. Littman was joined by 75 members of her family. Her handsome grandsons helped her blow out the candles as we all sang “Happy Birthday.” Mrs. Littman honored her guests by going table-to-table and telling stories about everyone in attendance!

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October 31, 2016

Villa Residents Visit Pumpkin Patch

Villa residents celebrated Halloween by visiting March Farm in Bethlehem. Residents chose pumpkins from the pumpkin patch on a beautiful afternoon.  Their smiles tell the story!  

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October 24, 2016

Residents Observe the Sukkot Festival

Residents at The Watermark at East Hill enjoyed meeting with Rabbi Polokoff and discussing the Sukkot Festival. Residents and staff worked together to assemble a Sukkoh for the community observance.

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October 24, 2016

Residents Thrive in Acoustic Guitar 101

Jeff is one of our main staff in the Gallery Café. This year, he accepted the challenge to become a Watermark University instructor. Jeff is quite a guitar player and he took on teaching Acoustic Guitar 101 to residents. You can see the delightful expressions on their faces as a testament to both Jeff’s talent as a […]

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October 17, 2016

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (10/17 – 10/23)

Life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. Heritage Village Lunch Club members get $5 off lunch Monday […]

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October 11, 2016

Grateful Mom and Dad had such good care at The Watermark.

Dear David, I requested your name and contact information from Connie the director so that you could hear straight from the daughter of a resident who recently passed. After much research 8 years ago, I made the decision, with my parents, that they would relocate to the Watermark at East Hill to be closer to […]

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October 11, 2016

Inn Residents Enjoy Fall Crafts with Anna

The weather is getting cooler and it is a great time to celebrate with fall crafts. Anna DiFiore, our Business Office Manager, led a Watermark University class on crafting with buttons. Residents were delighted with their results!

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September 27, 2016

Tribury Rotary Hosts Pomperaug High School “Interact” Club

At its weekly meeting, held at The Watermark at East Hill, the Tribury Rotary welcomed students from the “Interact” Club of Pomperaug High School.  Interact is the high school chapter of Rotary. Students made a presentation about service projects they completed in the last year and upcoming plans for new service projects.

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August 22, 2016

Butterflies of the Bent River

Residents enjoyed a visit from staff of the Audubon Society on August 16th. The subject was the beautiful butterflies of the Bent River.

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July 27, 2016

40 Books Donated to Local Libraries

Connie Haworth, Executive Director of The Watermark at East Hill and President-Elect of Tribury Rotary, delivered over 40 donated books to the Middlebury, Woodbury, and Southbury libraries today. This is a long-standing tradition with the Tribury Rotary. The libraries submit a list of books they would like donated. Each time a guest speaker attends Tribury Rotary, a book […]

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June 30, 2016

Thrive Awards in the News

This week, the Litchfield Times wrote a wonderful article about all our associates who received awards at our Thrive Awards Banquet. You can read the article here. Just another reason to brag on how proud we are of the associates who serve our residents every day!

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June 30, 2016

East Hill Associates Honored at 2nd Annual Thrive Awards Banquet

The Watermark at East Hill is pleased to announce that more than three dozen of its employees in Southbury were recently recognized for their outstanding work through the retirement community’s annual “Thrive Awards.” The awards are given to associates from Watermark’s 38 communities nationwide who exemplify the company’s vision of creating extraordinary communities where residents […]

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June 29, 2016

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (6/27 – 7/3)

The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. Heritage Village Lunch Club members get $5 off lunch Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays!

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June 29, 2016

The Watermark at East Hill Becomes Home to Tribury Rotary

The Watermark at East Hill is proud to announce that we have partnered with the Tribury Rotary Club to host its weekly meetings.  Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 4:30pm and the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 12:15pm.  Interested individuals are always welcome and reservations are encouraged by calling 1-203-490-4763. […]

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June 29, 2016

Jim Bain Receives National Award

Dining Services Director Jim Bain was honored in Washington, DC last week. He is the winner of the 2015 Illuminating Excellence Award from Premier Foods. Jim was selected as the winner for the CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community) division. The award is presented to the Premier Food and Nutrition Operator who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in the food […]

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June 28, 2016

1970s Theme Dinner

June rolled around to the 1970s as our theme for the month. Disco was the rage and dancing was the favorite activity. Residents spent the evening listening to relaxing music from a live band and enjoying a 70’s-style dinner. Even the servers got into the groove!

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June 28, 2016

Gardening with The Villa & The Inn

Again this year, residents in The Villa and The Inn have planted a vegetable garden. Later this summer, residents and staff will enjoy the fruit of their labor, including yellow squash, tomatoes, and cucumbers. It was a beautiful day for gardening and residents will continue to water and care for the plants until harvest! Our waist-high planter […]

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June 13, 2016

The Watermark at East Hill to Participate in The Longest Day

The Longest Day is a team event to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association®. Held annually on the summer solstice, the duration of this sunrise-to-sunset event symbolizes the challenging journey of those living with the disease and their caregivers. The team from The Watermark at East Hill will be walking around the campus […]

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May 23, 2016

The Trip of a Lifetime for Villa and Inn Residents

Many residents don’t expect to get the opportunity to make a major trip once they enter Assisted Living and Memory Care. At The Watermark at East Hill, we are putting those assumptions away and doing the unthinkable! Residents and associates recently took a trip to Washington, DC, along with 13 Boy Scouts, as part of the […]

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May 23, 2016

Rockin’ the Night Away – 1960s Themed Event

Residents and associates dressed in their groovy garb to celebrate the 1960s. Décor, appetizers, cocktails and entrees all reflected the most popular choices of the 1960s. Residents were treated to a management team musical performance, led by Community Life Director Christine Daniel, as well as a performance by resident Joan Sprung. The night ended with some crazy dance […]

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May 3, 2016

Author Who Inspired “Downton Abbey” Speaks to Residents

Carol Wallace, author of “To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery,” which inspired the show “Downton Abbey,” was the guest speaker for the 24th annual Book & Author Luncheon. The luncheon benefits the East Hill Library Fund. Irin Caron, author of “Notorious RBD: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” will […]

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May 2, 2016

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (5/2 – 5/7)

The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. Heritage Village Lunch Club members get $5 off lunch Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays!

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April 13, 2016

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (4/18 – 4/23)

The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659.

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March 23, 2016

Cambodian Dancers Thrill Residents

Residents enjoyed a visit from Cambodian Dancers on Sunday, March 20th. Residents described the dancers at “breathtaking” and “beautiful.” Just another wonderful day here at The Watermark at East Hill!

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March 18, 2016

Currier & Ives: The American Dream

Gordon Williams mesmerized residents with his presentation on currier & Ives: The American Dream. From 1835 to 1907, Currier & Ive’s lithographs were created from oil paintings or drawings and were sketched, printed and hand colored. Williams’ lecture focused on “Romance of America.”

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March 18, 2016

Curling Tutorial Fascinates Residents

Resident Norm Laird, a member of the Watermark University faculty, recently shared his expertise in curling with his fellow residents. Curling originated in the 1600s in Scotland. The sport joined the Olympic Games in 1998.

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March 18, 2016

1940’s Theme Dinner A Huge Success!

Each month we are celebrating a different decade and March was a 1940’s celebration. With a theme of “The War is Over,” residents were greeted with their separation papers as they entered. Rosie the Riveter was a popular costume among the ladies. Staff wore “army” uniforms and served residents a delicious choice of 1940’s favorites including Shrimp […]

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February 25, 2016

A Visit with Socrates

Nothing like a spontaneous visit from Socrates to brighten up our day here at East Hill! Socrates is a Newfoundland whose size could be intimidating.  However, he’s a real softie at heart!

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February 19, 2016

The Watermark at East Hill Celebrates 1930s in Style

East Hill is celebrating a different decade each month. In February, we celebrated the 1930s. Lots of great things happened in the 1930s, but one of the biggest was great movies. Charlie Chaplin, The Marx Brothers, and Edward G. Robinson were big names, just to state a few. The Wizard of Oz, Walt Disney’s Snow White and Gone with […]

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February 19, 2016

“Thank you for all the special things you do!”

To Connie Haworth & David Freshwater, We have been East Hill residents for almost 13 years and have felt very fortunate to be here.  We have always felt very well cared for by a wonderful, devoted staff. Weather problems, special occasions, holidays have always shown extensive creative planning. We have been delighted over and over again! Last […]

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February 17, 2016

Praise for the Valentine’s Day Party!

Connie, I had a truly great Valentine party. All staff members who helped make it should be complimented. Jim Bain and Theresa made it stellar. The party was a real complement to The Watermark at East Hill. I want everyone to know why I love The Watermark at East Hill! T.K. (Resident)

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February 9, 2016

Pub Style Trivia in the W Lounge

Last week’s pub-style trivia proved how competitive our residents really are! Everyone walked out a winner however, because a good time was had by all!

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February 9, 2016

Residents Get into the Cumbia Spirit Dance Class

No one knew what to expect when the Watermark University Catalog listed the “Cumbia Spirit Dance Class,” but they found out quickly that Carlos Osorio is a lot of fun! Carlos trained in Latin dance moves and residents easily picked up the style and joined in!

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February 5, 2016

Snowy Mornings are Great Mornings at The Watermark at East Hill

As the sun is coming up this morning, residents are sitting in their living rooms, drinking coffee, and enjoying the first glimpse of the morning snow flakes falling gently from the sky. They don’t have to worry about how much snow will fall because our snow removal crew is already hard at work, clearing sidewalks and […]

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February 5, 2016

Congratulations to our Culinary Team!

Congratulations to the Culinary Team at The Watermark at East Hill. The team took First Place in Most Creative at the Soup and Sandwich Challenge last evening. The event was a benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Fund and featured culinary teams from all the major retirement communities in the surrounding area! It was no surprise to […]

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February 2, 2016

Where You Live Matters

The American Senior Housing Association recently produced a video entitled, “Where You Live Matters.” The video focuses on what many senior housing professionals have known for years: the sooner you move to an independent living community, the better your life will be. I know you don’t want to leave your home. No one does. But, what is it costing […]

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February 1, 2016

Praise for the 1920’s Theme Dinner!

Dear Christine and Jim, I know I am expressing the feelings of many, many residents of The Watermark, when I say thank you for taking the time to create all the things that were needed to be done and the number of other members of Watermark’s working crews that were needed, to provide the nicest event you all […]

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February 1, 2016

Joyous Swimming in our Indoor Salt Water Pool

At East Hill, we don’t care what the weather is like outside because we have everything we need right inside our community!  Residents from The Villa took a trip to our indoor salt water pool today without a care in the world about the dreary winter weather!

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January 29, 2016

The Three P’s: When it is Time to Move to Assisted Living

A frequent question from adult children is: When is the right time to move to Assisted Living? Although the services offered in Assisted Living can vary greatly from provider to provider, after more than 25 years in the industry, I still see three major reasons why seniors move. I call them the three P’s: pills, […]

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January 28, 2016

1920’s Themed Dinner

In 2016, East Hill is celebrating the decades with a monthly themed dinner. January was the 1920’s and our themed dinner was a huge success! From 1920’s music to 1920’s candy, the night was exciting and fun-filled!

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January 27, 2016

Paint & Sip

What could be better than drinking wine and painting? For those who are little shy about their artistic talents, the wine loosens up the spirits and lets the creativity flow! Each resident created their own unique masterpiece to keep or to share.

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January 22, 2016

Drumming Circle in The Springs

Residents of The Springs enjoyed singing some of their old favorite songs while playing in a drum circle. Smiles abounded as we sang “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” as seen in these pictures.

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January 20, 2016

New Year’s Eve Party Rocks the House

The theme was “The Great Gatsby” and what a New Year’s Eve it was at East Hill! Residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living and The Springs all enjoyed dressing up and dancing the night away. A champagne toast topped off the evening!

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December 18, 2015

The Watermark at East Hill Wins Best Practice Award

The Connecticut Assisted Living Association recently held its annual award ceremony. Five communities in the state received Best Practice Awards.  The Watermark at East Hill received an award for Resident Services. The award was made for an outstanding outing provided by the community when residents were taken on an overnight camping trip at a Boy Scout camp. The Boy […]

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December 17, 2015

The Inn and Springs Holiday Party

The Main Dining Room was filled to the brim on Wednesday, December 16th, as residents from The Springs and The Inn gathered with their families to celebrate the holidays. An enormous spread of holiday favorites was served to guests. Live holiday music entertained everyone. Associates enjoyed spending a little extra time with residents as they […]

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December 17, 2015

Villa Holiday Party

Residents of the Villa and their families enjoyed a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the season on Sunday, December 13th. Attendees dined on a selection of appetizers provided by our talented chefs while listening to live music. There was even a little dancing going on to the old favorite Christmas tunes!

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December 10, 2015

Holiday Decorating

Residents and associates joined in this week to put up holiday trees around the community. Everyone knows that putting up a tree is a lot of work and putting up several trees takes a whole group of people! A good time was had by all and the trees look beautiful!

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November 5, 2015

Tribury Rotary Welcomes Executive Director Connie Haworth

Executive Director Connie Haworth recently joined the Tribury Rotary Club.  Haworth was previously a member of the Alexandria Rotary Club in Alexandria, VA. “I am thrilled to be part of Rotary.  Their commitment to serving the community is perfectly aligned with my personal values and the values of Watermark Retirement Communities,” Haworth said. Voices Newspaper […]

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November 4, 2015

Audubon Society brings “Bird Tales” to East Hill

The Audubon Society at Bent of the River in Southbury, CT has brought a new and exciting program to The Inn and The Villa at The Watermark at East Hill. Ken Elkins, Education Program Manager, approached East Hill about implementing the program in the garden area outside of both buildings. The program includes bird-friendly plants […]

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November 2, 2015

Trick or Treating for Young and Young-at-Heart

The Watermark at East Hill spent a fun afternoon on Halloween opening its doors to the community for safe trick-or-treating. Children from all over town, as well as associates’ children and residents’ grandchildren, were treated to games and prizes, as well as the best candy selection in town. When the trick-or-treating died off, that didn’t […]

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October 30, 2015

Second Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

The entries have been submitted and the residents will vote today on which department has the best pumpkin! East Hill associates were even more creative this year. Entries included a whale, a hamburger, a snail, the “Last Call Café,” and Thrive. The winning department will receive a pizza party (and bragging rights for a year) to honor […]

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October 8, 2015

The Watermark at East Hill Residents Celebrate Sukkot

Residents at The Watermark at East Hill recently built a sukkah to celebrate Sukkot, or the Feast of Booths. Members of B’nai Israel in Southbury helped with decorating the sukkah. Sukkot commemorates the 40-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering the desert, living in temporary housing. The sukkot is traditionally decorated inside with hanging […]

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September 24, 2015

Residents “Get with the Beat” During Drumming Circle Concert

Residents have been polishing their skills for months and their hard work paid off on Sunday when their talents were showcased in a Drumming Circle Concert. Joining the Drumming Circle was a step out of their comfort zone for many residents, but you can tell by the smiles on their faces that it didn’t take long […]

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September 24, 2015

Billy Michael & Steve Ronan Fill an Evening with Fun!

Billy Michael & Steven Ronan were on hand Friday night to entertain us with their special variety of music. Always a favorite here because of their talent, Steven also just happens to be the grandson of residents Ed & Ellen Ronan!

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September 16, 2015

Residents & Associates “Kick-off” 2015 NFL Season

Residents and associates at The Watermark at East Hill had a great time kicking off the 2015 NFL Season on September 10th, 2015.  An all-day tailgating party was held in the W Lounge. Everyone was encouraged to support their favorite team by dressing the part. From Cowboys to Steelers, a good time was had by all!

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September 2, 2015

Bocce Competition Featured in Republican-American

The annual Bocce Competition at East Hill is highly competitive. Republican-American photographer Jonathan Wilcox captured the resident’s passion in this photo, which was featured on the front page of the Local section of the paper on August 31, 2015.

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August 31, 2015

Walkway Over the Hudson

Residents of East Hill joined Dining Service Director, Jim Bain, for a walk over the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, NY. Perfect weather added to the joy of the day. Resident Ray Asselin stated, “It had been years since I had visited the area and it was just as beautiful as I remembered.”

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August 20, 2015

Resident Leah Linton Featured in Newsweek Story

Resident of The Watermark at East Hill, Leah Linton, was a nursery school teacher in the late 1960’s. She knew she had a special student in Jonathan Leibowitz. Leibowitz would go on to become one of the most famous comedians of our day, Jon Stewart. Read all about Linton’s adventures as Jon Stewart’s nursery school teacher […]

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August 12, 2015

Annual Inn & Villa Resident Picnic

Residents and families of The Inn and Villa at The Watermark at East Hill enjoyed a picnic on the perfect day. We know how to order great weather! Residents, families and associates enjoyed a wonderful meal, grilled up on site by Dining Services Director, Jim Bain.  Hot dogs, baked beans, salad, potatoes, coleslaw and all the fixings […]

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August 7, 2015

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

One of the Operating Principles of Watermark is “Do the Right Thing.” When the management team at The Watermark at East Hill heard about a serious fire in our neighborhood, they quickly took action. Connie Haworth, Executive Director, reached out to Heritage Village to offer temporary housing to the residents who were displaced by a fire […]

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July 31, 2015

Villa Residents Enjoy a Trip to Rich’s Ice Cream

On Thursday, residents of The Villa took a trip to Rich’s Ice Cream in Oxford, CT.  Not unusual for this group of active residents. “This is an example of how we live in the moment every day at the Villa,” said Denise Julian, Director of Health Services, “It was the perfect warm summer day to […]

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